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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Staining or Restaining a Deck: Timing and Tips for Best Results

    Posted on Jun 15, 2017 in:
    • Tips & Trends
    • Maintain
    There is a lot more to staining (or restaining) a wood deck than most people think. Learn how to do it right so you can enjoy the beauty and performance that come with a job well done!
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  • Get Out! (And Into the Hottest Outdoor Arrangements of the Summer)

    Posted on Jun 9, 2017 in:
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Looking for the best outdoor deck, kitchen, and lounging arrangements the Puget Sound region has to offer? You’ve come to the right place. Soak up inspiration for your next outdoor project.
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  • A Range of Skills May Be Needed to Repair Your Home’s Exterior

    Posted on May 11, 2017 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    A modern-day tradesperson may not have the experience or methodology to repair a historic or midcentury modern home. The result is it has become increasing difficult for a homeowner to find a professional to do their home's exterior repairs properly.
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  • 10 Tips for Staging Your Home to Sell

    Posted on Apr 27, 2017 in:
    • Buy
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    Designers share their top secrets for staging your existing home so that it shows well—and sells.
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  • Understanding the Process of Selling Land

    Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in:
    • Buy
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Are you sitting on an acreage and wondering if it would be wise to sell? Could you use additional cash to fund a retirement home? Do you feel like your land could be a source of retirement income but don’t understand how to value it? Brenda Nunes of Nunes Group Realty is here to walk you through it.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer